Meet Our People: Media & Entertainment
Vice Chairman and U.S. Technology, Media & Telecommunications Leader, Deloitte LLP
Eric Openshaw is the vice chairman and U.S. Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) leader for Deloitte LLP’s TMT industry practice in the Americas. Eric has more than 30 years of experience in assisting clients with enterprise transformation, business process reengineering, manufacturing/distribution strategy, technology strategy, merger and acquisition analysis and post-acquisition consolidation, order fulfillment, supply chain, information systems strategic planning, technology (hardware and software) evaluation and design-development and implementation of software primarily for discrete and process manufacturing distribution retail and retail distribution. More...
Gerald M. Belson
Vice chairman and U.S. Media & Entertainment Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Gerald Belson is vice chairman and U.S. Media & Entertainment leader for Deloitte’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) industry practice. He also serves as the Global Consulting leader for TMT and previously led the Telecommunications Consulting practice in the U.S. Jerry has more than 27 years of experience advising a broad range of clients across the three TMT sectors – from major U.S. and global telecommunications carriers and global technology and entertainment companies to emerging market players. He has been deeply involved in identifying opportunities where the sectors intersect and creating cross-industry solutions that exploit this convergence. More...
U.S. Tax Media & Entertainment Leader
Janet Moran is the Global Tax Industry leader, Global Tax Technology, Media and Telecommunications leader and U.S. Tax leader of the Media and Entertainment practice (M&E). She also serves as a NY-based Lead Tax Principal for global M&E clients. During her 22-year career, she has advised clients on a wide range of tax issues, including international tax planning; mergers and acquisitions, withholding tax reductions; Section 199 deductions; ETI benefits; R&D tax credits; depreciation and amortization acceleration; accounting method changes; credits and incentives; state and local tax planning and structuring; sales and use tax planning and savings; and federal, state and local tax compliance. More...
U.S. AERS Media & Entertainment Leader
David Cutbill is the U.S. Audit & Enterprise Risk Services Media and Entertainment leader. He has worked in the media and entertainment industry for more than 26 years in both Europe and the United States. His experience at Deloitte and another large firm includes external and internal audits, financial and operational consulting, acquisition due diligence, and public offerings. More...
U.S. Consulting Media & Entertainment Leader
Kevin Westcott is the US National Sector lead for the Media & Entertainment Practice for Deloitte Consulting LLP. Kevin has more than 25 years of experience in strategic and operational planning, as well as implementing global business change and technology projects for major media organizations. His industry experience spans film, television, home entertainment, broadcasting, publishing, licensing, interactive games, and production. During past client engagements, Kevin has worked on transforming and implementing new business models, helping clients to monetize their assets and assisting start ups to effectively enter the marketplace and be successful. More...
U.S. Financial Advisory Services Media and Entertainment Leader, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
JD Tengberg is the Media and Entertainment leader for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. Over the past 20 years, JD has performed valuation and financial advisory work for a myriad of different purposes including: transaction and investment-related issues, shareholder value and strategic analyses, tax-related issues, financing, bankruptcy, litigation, business plan development and financial reporting. More...